The University of Illinois Office of University Counsel

University of Illinois System

Lisa M. Power

Assistant Campus Legal Counsel

258 Henry Administration Building
506 S. Wright St.
Urbana IL 61801

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Lisa joined the University in 2006 with broad legal experience in litigation and civil appeals, healthcare practice and compliance, and water law. She served as assistant director of sponsored programs before moving to the Office of University Counsel in 2007. Lisa advises on a wide range of matters, including sponsored research, regulatory compliance, medical education and healthcare, business transactions, and corporate governance. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Law (J.D. with honors, 1995), where she was named to the Order of the Coif and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. She also is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University (B.G.S. 1989). She has been admitted to practice in the state courts of Illinois, Texas, and New Mexico and in various federal district and appellate courts. Before law school, Lisa was an assistant bureau chief and reporter at The Tampa Tribune in Florida. Lisa can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at (217) 333-0560.